Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Jeera/Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Whole black pepper - 4
Urad dal - 1 tsp heaped
Red chillies - 2
(Roast urad dal & red chillies in few drops of coconut oil till golden brown.Cool & then grind with above ingredients to a smooth paste)
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard - 1tsp
Red chilly - 2
Cubed Red pumpkin/Mathan/Parangikai - 2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Yellow moongh dal - 1/2 cup
Cook yellow moongh dal in water till just soft in a pressure cooker or in open pan.
Cook pumpkin with little salt & turmeric powder till soft but still holds the shape of the vegetable.
Heat few drops of coconut oil in a pan roast urad dal & red chillies till golden brown.
Take a mixi jar add the above mentioned ingredients under grinding.Add little water & grind to a thick paste.
Now add the cooked dal & ground paste to the cooked pumpkin.
Mix well make sure everything is well combined & give a boil.
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the tempering into the dal mixture.
Mix & best served with plain rice.
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